Edgar Gess

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Edgar Gess
Personal information
Full name Edgar Yakovlevich Gess
Date of birth (1954-03-14) 14 March 1954 (age 63)
Place of birth Taboshary, Tajik SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder/Striker
Youth career
1969–1971 Kuroma Taboshary
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1979 Pamir Dushanbe 198 (44)
1979–1983 Spartak Moscow 114 (26)
1984–1986 Pakhtakor 93 (15)
National team
1979 USSR 1 (0)
Teams managed
1986 Pakhtakor (assistant)
1987–1988 Zarafshan Navoi
1988–1991 FC Mittelbiberach
1991–1995 Wacker Biberach
1995 FC Mittelbiberach
1997–1999 FV Biberach
1999–2003 Türkspor Biberach
2004 Almaty
2005 Alania Vladikavkaz (assistant)
2005 Alania Vladikavkaz
2006 Vėtra
2006–2007 Andijan
2008 Nasaf
2009–2011 Shurtan Guzar
2012–2013 Shurtan Guzar
2013–2014 FK Buxoro
2014–2015 Andijan
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Edgar Yakovlevich Gess (Russian: Эдгар Яковлевич Гесс; German: Edgar Hess; born 14 March 1954) is a Russian-German football coach and a former Soviet player.[1] He recently worked as head coach of FK Andijan.

International career[edit]

Gess played his only game for USSR on 5 September 1979 in a friendly against East Germany.[2]

In 2009–2011 he was head coach of Shurtan Guzar. During this time Shurtan Guzar finished 4th in the 2010 season and the team reached the Uzbek Cup final, losing 0–1 to Bunyodkor.

On 30 June 2011 he was sacked and Tachmurad Agamuradov was named as the new coach of Shurtan. In July 2012 Gess was appointed as head coach of Shurtan again, after Igor Kriushenko was sacked. On 15 May 2013 he was sacked again and left the club.

On 10 November 2013 FK Buxoro announced that they had hired Gess as their new manager, replacing Tachmurad Agamuradov in this position.

Personal life[edit]

He is a Russian German and emigrated 1989 to Ulm in Swabia, Germany. [3]